Free publicity site PitchRate.com unveils free online marketing course.
Online PR News – 09-June-2010 – – Saluda, NC — Media connection site PitchRate.com is excited to announce the launch of its free online marketing course entitled Publicity Results! Catapult Your Business with Media Coverage.
Created by PitchRate.com founder and Publicity Results! CEO Drew Gerber, this online marketing course is designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners attract more clients by leveraging media coverage. “I really wanted to create a community where experts and entrepreneurs could congregate and have the ability to catapult their business to where it deserves to be,” Gerber says. “I don’t think there’s anything out there in the online marketing world that can achieve this more quickly and cost-effectively than media coverage.”
The course consists of 6 detailed sessions that will guide all participants through the initial stages of branding and messaging all the way to interviewing techniques to employ while building relationships with top tier media. At the end of each session Gerber invites participants to take the course a step further by watching a video where Gerber expands in more detail the key elements of each session.
To enroll in this free online marketing course, experts, entrepreneurs and small business owners must first join the PitchRate.com community by signing up at http://www.PitchRate.com. New members of PitchRate.com will also receive Gerber’s “Perfect Pitch” formula to help them in creating a pitch for all their PR pursuits. “I can’t stress enough how valuable PR is to the success of a business whether just starting out or long established,” Gerber adds. “Media coverage is really the golden ticket to success.”
PitchRate.com (http://www.PitchRate.com) is a free service that connects journalists with the highest rated experts. Journalists sign up at PitchRate.com, make requests, and view pitches in their inbox or online. Experts view the requests that are relevant to their expertise, and then tailor a pitch to fit the media’s needs. According to founder L. Drew Gerber, “The primary goal of PitchRate.com is to make journalists’ jobs easier. Our technology keeps them organized and saves time, allowing journalists to meet their deadlines, even on weekends and holidays. And if we make journalists’ jobs easier, experts will have better opportunities to connect with them.”